Feb 19, 2013 3:00pm PST
the president, oppose whatever the democrats are saying. they kngt do anything on the environment. anything that is cap and trade is off the table. anything that's amnesty is off the table. on tax reform, anything that raises revenue is off the table. but what's on the table. and that's the thing they haven't figured out. what are we actually going to be for as a party. >> and they're getting way out there. today a top tea party group send out a fund raising e-mail featuring an image of karl rove in a nazi uniform. i mean, we haven't seen that kind of venom other than at president obama. so the group later apologized saying the image was added by accident. but, i mean, they're just coming on strong at anybody that would question their hold on where the policies and imagery of the republican party is going. >> sure. i think the other issue you have are the folks who are their messeners. they think the message will become more palatable. you're seeing that with fox news released sarah palin but they've got herman cain. but at the end of the day it's the same old tired political poli
Feb 15, 2013 6:00pm EST
down and speak with the gras ro grassroots organizations environment. it doesn't determine that you're going to be a failure. the gun violence, regardless of how many laws are passed, it's up to the people to unite to build stronger bridges of communication, to make a difference in the community. the president, also, today, spoke about he plans to work with the 20 troublesome communities. today, he was in the woodlock community, which is the first congressional district. it has the lowest count of violence. it may be the lowest organization that we work with they are a prevent i have program. sod we have to educate the minds of our young people. we have to fight exclusion with inclusion. people want to be pa part of the process. it's up to us to make sure that we're proud of our process to include them. >> thank you, maureen. and ill think that is the challenge that the president gave today. i think that's the challenge. the president said he's going to target 20 cities. but we are, where ever we are, must become part of the solution or are we a part of the problem? we need people as m
Feb 15, 2013 3:00pm PST
environment. it doesn't determine that you're going to be a failure. the gun violence, regardless of how many laws are passed, it's up to the people to unite to build stronger bridges of communication, to make a difference in the commy.